Upcoming Events

Dublin | History and Heritage

no events match your query!

User Preferences

  • Language - en | ga
  • text size >>
  • make this your indymedia front page make this your indymedia front page

Blog Feeds

Irish Left Review
Joined up thinking for the Irish Left

offsite link New Books Worth Reading Mon Sep 19, 2016 23:25 | Seán Sheehan

offsite link 13 Billion ? Lucky for some? Mon Sep 05, 2016 13:04 | Tony Phillips

offsite link Rebuilding Ireland: Long on Promise, Short on Detail Mon Aug 29, 2016 22:20 | Eoin O'Mahony

offsite link Brexit and Other Issues: Comments on the Current Situation Mon Aug 29, 2016 21:52 | Brendan Young

offsite link Bin Charges: From Private Circus to Public Service Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:38 | Michael Taft

Irish Left Review >>

Spirit of Contradiction

offsite link Why is my rent so high? Mon Oct 31, 2016 18:51 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Review of Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises by Anwar Shaikh Sun Oct 30, 2016 16:21 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

offsite link Electoralism vs Abstentionism (Or: Why You Should Run For Office) Fri Aug 26, 2016 17:07 | Slyvia Smith

offsite link Centrism extremism: how horseshoe-politics silences brutality Sat Jul 02, 2016 18:25 | yeksmesh

offsite link Of Tankies, Trots and Social Democrats Thu May 12, 2016 23:41 | Gavin Mendel-Gleason

Spirit of Contradiction >>

Public Inquiry
Interested in maladministration. Estd. 2005

offsite link RTEs Mary Wilson: A woman with some brain…

offsite link Irish journalism: Suffering from a serious malaise Anthony

offsite link Brian Cowen: A political idiot Anthony

offsite link Hell at the Gates: A propaganda exercise Anthony

offsite link Breaking: New minister for investigative judges to be appointed Anthony

Public Inquiry >>

The Saker
A bird's eye view of the vineyard

offsite link 25 years after unlawful dissolution of the Soviet Union people are yearning for unity, by Scott Humo... Fri Dec 09, 2016 14:37 | Scott
25 years ago a gang of the Communist Party apparatchiks, enemies of people and traitors working for the foreign governments, got together, signed anti Constitutional Belavezha Accords and broke apart

offsite link Putin sends ?Chechen? special operation forces to Syria Fri Dec 09, 2016 05:26 | The Saker
This SITREP was written for the Unz Review: http://www.unz.com/tsaker/putin-sends... Very interesting news today: according to the journal Izvestia, Russia will be sending operators from the so-called “Chechen” special forces battalions

offsite link Moveable Feast Cafe 2016/12/08 ? Open Thread Thu Dec 08, 2016 21:30 | Herb Swanson
2016/12/08 21:30:02Welcome to the ‘Moveable Feast Cafe’. The ‘Moveable Feast’ is an open thread where readers can post wide ranging observations, articles, rants, off topic and have animate discussions of

offsite link Syrian War Report ? December 8, 2016: Russia Deploys Military Police To Syria Thu Dec 08, 2016 15:20 | The Saker
https://southfront.org/syrian-war-rep...

offsite link The 2016 ?Saker man of the year?: the American ?basket of deplorables? Thu Dec 08, 2016 14:42 | The Saker
Yeah, once again, I am going to engage in that silly business when I pretend that my blog is a “respectable media outlet” and, as such, to give myself the

The Saker >>

Dublin - Event Notice
Friday April 18 2014
05:00 PM

Walking Tour, Smithfield, Dublin

category dublin | history and heritage | event notice author Saturday April 05, 2014 11:50author by Stoneybatter & Smithfield People's History Projectauthor email d7peopleshistory at gmail dot com Report this post to the editors

Local Walking Tour, Smithfield Friday. 18th April - €10 pp

On Friday 18th April at 5.00pm we will host a historical walking tours of the area, meeting in Smithfield Square across from the Generator. It costs €10 per person and the funds will go towards the costs of the history and culture festival to be held in August.

Smithfield Square
Smithfield Square

The tour will be conducted by one of Dublin's finest tour guides, Donal Fallon, who is one of the trio behind the marvellous Come Here To Me website and author of soon to be published book on Nelson's Pillar.

This tour will examine many aspects of the past of Dublin 7, from the social history of the area to its turbulent political past. Subjects that will be discussed include 'faction fighting' in the eighteenth century city, when working class gangs from the Smithfield and Liberties areas clashed regularly and violently, to the role of Smithfield in international cinema history, beyond its famous outing in ‘The Spy Who Came In From The Cold’!

Some of the characters we will encounter on this tour are famous, others infamous, but many have been almost totally forgotten. The tour will highlight things that are often overlooked in the urban landscape of the Dublin 7 area, and highlight the rich variety of history within the area.

About the tour guide
Donal Fallon is a historian of Dublin and teaches the course 'Hidden Dublin: From the Monto to Little Jerusalem' with the Adult Education Department of UCD. He is one of the trio behind the history website Come Here To Me.

Related Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/543920899062248/
© 2001-2016 Independent Media Centre Ireland. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by Independent Media Centre Ireland. Disclaimer | Privacy